2014 Gaja Barbaresco Costa Russi (750ml)

Nebbiolo from Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy

97WE
96V

Intense scents of cherry, star anise and iris float out of the glass. It's firmly structured and loaded with finesse, offering crushed raspberry, Marasca cherry, cinnamon and star anise framed fine-grained tannins. Bright acidity lends balance and energy.

97 points, Kerin O'Keefe, Wine Enthusiast (Mar 2018)

Soft contours, silky tannins and sweet, perfumed fruit are some of the signatures in the 2014 Costa Russi. As always, Costa Russi is the most polished and open-knit of these wines in its youth. Succulent fruit, hard candy and lifted, perfumed aromatics give the 2014 considerable early appeal, but I expect time in bottle will work its usual magic. Today, the 2014 is showing only the barest hint of its potential. Even in the early going, though, the Costa Russi is a totally sexy wine.

96 points, Antonio Galloni, Vinous (Oct 2017)

Alcohol By Volume: 14.0%
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$399.99
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